Monthly Archives: April 2011

Wills and Kate’s Royal Wedding and the Ten Most Memorable

April 29 is fast approaching, bringing the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. While it’s not on Smithsonian magazine’s list of Ten Most Memorable Royal Weddings, it is getting a lot of attention. Prince William and Kate Middleton Since … Keep reading …

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Earth Day 2011

Happy Earth Day! This year is the 41st anniversary of the day celebrating and advocating for the environment. Earth Day History The idea for an environmental movement came from U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin. Disheartened by witnessing the effects … Keep reading …

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2011: Nominate Your Favorite Teacher!

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. ~Henry Brooks Adams We all know an incredible teacher. These are the teachers who give us a little extra push when we think we can’t and help us … Keep reading …

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Boston Marathon

Runners at the starting line of Sunday’s 5K.  Since EF Explore America is headquartered in Boston, it’s hard not to get caught up the in excitement of the Boston Marathon. This is the 115th anniversary of the prestigious race. And … Keep reading …

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National Volunteer Week

Did you know National Volunteer Week is a more than 30-year-old tradition in the United States? President Richard Nixon established National Volunteer Week in 1974 by executive order. Each following president has issued proclamations during National Volunteer Week. In his … Keep reading …

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Washington, D.C., video debut

We sent our camera crew on the road! Here’s what they brought back from Washington, D.C. “The kids were filled excitement—excitement from being in a new place, excitement from being on camera,” said Campbell Brewer, who produced the shoot and … Keep reading …

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No Government Shutdown

You've most likely heard the good news: Thanks to a compromise reached late on Friday evening, the government shutdown has been avoided. We're pleased that the sites that could have been affected are open and operating and our EF Explore … Keep reading …

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Red Sox Opening Day and Sox-cess!

Everyone in the Boston office of EF Explore America is celebrating the Red Sox Opening Day at Fenway! (And our first “W” of the seaon!) Our show of Red Sox pride has come together with efforts to raise money the … Keep reading …

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Potential Government Shutdown – What It Means for Travelers

Like most everyone, we at EF Explore America have been keeping a close watch on the potential government shutdown and working with our colleagues at the Smithsonian Institution to prepare for the possibility. We want each traveler to have an … Keep reading …

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